|Brian Johnston, e-mail, 30.05.2012 19:56|
Single -seat racing flyingboat. Only one ever constructed for 1923 Schneider Trophy race but withdrew due to technical problems the night before the race. It was a biplane on a mono-coque hull with two 400 Hp Lorraine engines in tandem on a pylon between the wings and driving pusher and tractor propellors.
Dimensions were :-
Span 12.40m Length 10.98 m Height 4.27m Wing Area 50m2
Weight empty 2230Kg Total Weight 2700Kg
Max Speed 239Kph Climb rate 1000m in 4min 3sec.
Sevice Ceiling 2000m Range 400km